October 28, 2010
Margaret “Irene” Clemens, 92 of Cable passed away, Thursday, October 28, 2010 in her home.
She was born August 8, 1918 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Paul and Nona (Corwin) Kramer.
Irene retired from Grimes Manufacturing after 26 years. Irene was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years, A.J. (Mike); sons, Michael (Judith) Clemens of Springfield and James (Sue Ellen) Clemens of Cable; her daughters, Nina Rice of Urbana and Judith (Jerry) Knickerbocker of Canal Fulton, Ohio; brother, Oliver of Miami, FL; 18 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her son Johnny Clemens; brothers, Myron, Lewis and a sister Roberta.
Following Irene’s wishes, her body will be cremated and a private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Memorial contributions may be made in Irene’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45206.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.